Research shows multiple benefits to reading aloud, singing songs, and reciting nursery rhymes to young children. They encourage cognitive development, memory skills, fine & gross motor skills. Other benefits can include academic excellence, basic speech & communication skills and the knowledge that reading is fun!
Did you get a new tablet, smartphone, or laptop for Christmas? Do you need help getting started with it? Jim, our Digital Literacy Coordinator, is on hand to assist you with any questions you have. You can call the library at 740-286-4111 to schedule an appointment with him.
Join us Sunday, December 4 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. for an afternoon of seasonal music at the 35th annual Christmas Music Open House. The public is cordially invited to attend and participate in a Jackson area tradition.
Get ready for the baking season by joining us at the library as we give and receive our favorite cookies and recipes. Participants will each bring 4 dozen of homemade cookies or other holiday treats and copies of the recipe used. Also, bring a container to take home cookies from the exchange. This delicious night will be Tuesday, December 6th at 6:00 p.m. in the Potter Room. Please call the library at 740-286-4111 for more information and to register. Please register by December 1st. We will send out guidelines after registration is complete. Join us afterwards for a Holiday craft!